Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

Fort Ross Conservancy staff is on site and working seven days a week.  Our office hours are from 10am – 5pm, seven days a week. We are a member-supported organization. Please join us in ensuring Fort Ross stays a vibrant and well-tended place!

Programs, Sea Lion Surveys, Call House & Bookshop – 

Charon Vilnaicharonv@fortross.org

ELP Program Manager
Bookshop Manager
Sea Lion Survey Project Lead & Call House Museum Lead



Marine Ecology Program, Distance Learning Programs, Scouts, and Social Media – 

Song Hunter, songh@fortross.org

Marine Ecology Program Manager 

Distance Learning Experiences Manager

Scouts & Service Projects Manager

Social Media Manager 




Programs, Tours – 

Hank Birnbaumhankb@fortross.org

Bilingual Guide & Historical Specialist
ELP Instructor





Programs –

Tricia Ialeggio – Programs Instructor; triciai@fortross.org








Visitor Center, Museum, & Volunteer Opportunities –